Published on December 30th, 2011 | by Jules Yap


Besta Home for my Snakes

IKEA BESTA Terrarium for snakes

Besta 192cm, some glasses, and reptile materials

I needed a big terrarium with 4 cases for my snakes. So Ikea was my solution.

IKEA BESTA Terrarium for snakes
IKEA BESTA Terrarium for snakes
IKEA BESTA Terrarium for snakes
IKEA BESTA Terrarium for snakes

An old hack but I think it’s already good

~ David, Marseille (FRANCE)

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7 Responses to Besta Home for my Snakes

  1. Amanda Mason says:

    Did IKEA have the glass doors too?

  2. Anonymous says:

    That looks really good. Just wondering if you have locks on them? If not do you think it would be fairly easy to install some locks? In Australia we have to have locks on all reptile enclosures.

  3. David says:

    thanks for all ;)

    Anonymous, I’ve got heat cables under plexiglass on the bottom of each terrarium.
    Just some LEDs fot the lighting and that’s great

  4. Anonymous says:

    do you have under the tank heaters installed or is it top light heating?

  5. I agree. Really great design, cool landscaping, and gorgeous snakes! They look happy and I can’t blame them because I would be too! :)

  6. Tom Swift says:

    “Snakes. Why’d it have to be snakes?” – Indiana Jones

    But what a great project!

  7. E says:

    Very cool design and very beautiful snakes!

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